fatwa \fat"wa\, fatwah \fat"wah\, n. Same as {fetwah}. [PJC]

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  • Fatwah — may mean: * Fatwa, a legal pronouncement in Islam. * Fatuha, a block in Bahr, Bihar state, India. See Barh …   Wikipedia

  • fatwah — Fetwah Fet wah, n. [Ar.] A written decision of a Turkish mufti some point of law; also applied to opinions by certain other Islamic religious authorities on points of Islamic law, such as in Iran. [Also spelled {fatwah} and {fatwa}.] Whitworth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatwah — fatwa UK [ˈfætwə] / US or fatwah UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fatwa : singular fatwa plural fatwas an official order by a Muslim religious leader …   English dictionary

  • fatwah — noun (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States • Topics: ↑Islam, ↑Muslimism • Hypernyms: ↑opinion, ↑legal opinion, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fatwah — see fatwa …   English dictionary

  • fatwah — n. legal opinion or ruling in Islam that is declared by an Islamic scholar …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fatwah —  n.f. Fatwa …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • fatwa or fatwah — fat|wa or fat|wah [ fætwə ] noun count an official order by a Muslim religious leader …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fatwa —    , fatwah    (FAHT wah) [Arabic] A Muslim religious edict, intended to be obeyed by all followers of Islam. The most famous fatwa in modern times was issued by the Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran, who called for the assassination of the author… …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • Fatuha — Infobox Indian Jurisdiction native name = Fatuha | type = city | latd = | longd = state name = Bihar district = Patna leader title = leader name = altitude = population as of = 2001 population total = 38,362| population density = area magnitude=… …   Wikipedia

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